Next Sunday’s Texts – Embracing Pain

October 7th is also World Communion Sunday. How do these texts relate? Job 1:1; 2:1-10  Here is the counterpoint to any popular “prosperity” gospel. Bad things do happen to good people. Here we see the beginning of a morality tale. Let’s not get side-tracked in the detail of ancient storytelling devices (did God really allowContinue reading “Next Sunday’s Texts – Embracing Pain”

World Communion Sunday

I used a day of leave to experience communion in a tradition quite different to that which I am accustomed, so I took myself off to the 10 am Choral Eucharist at St Georges Cathedral of the Anglican Arch Diocese of Perth, Western Australia. I have participated in communion services of the higher liturgical traditions before, most notablyContinue reading “World Communion Sunday”